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Indigenous Biography and Autobiography
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 180

Indigenous Biography and Autobiography

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2008-12-01
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  • Publisher: ANU E Press

In this absorbing collection of papers Aboriginal, Maori, Dalit and western scholars discuss and analyse the difficulties they have faced in writing Indigenous biographies and autobiographies. The issues range from balancing the demands of western and non-western scholarship, through writing about a family that refuses to acknowledge its identity, to considering a community demand not to write anything at all. The collection also presents some state-of-the-art issues in teaching Indigenous Studies based on auto/biography in Austria, Spain and Italy.

Works on Paper
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 319

Works on Paper

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-12-31
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  • Publisher: Counterpoint

A collection of essays on the craft of biography and autobiography by the author of Basil Street Blues presents two volatile pieces on the ethics and values of nonfiction writing and continues with an examination of several contemporary biographers, discussions of his experiences, and a treatise on the role of fiction. 25,000 first printing.

Elizabeth and Hazel
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 224

Elizabeth and Hazel

The names Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan Massery may not be well known, but the image of them from September 1957 surely is: a black high school girl, dressed in white, walking stoically in front of Little Rock Central High School, and a white girl standing directly behind her, face twisted in hate, screaming racial epithets. This famous photograph captures the full anguish of desegregation--in Little Rock and throughout the South--and an epic moment in the civil rights movement. In this gripping book, David Margolick tells the remarkable story of two separate lives unexpectedly braided together. He explores how the haunting picture of Elizabeth and Hazel came to be taken, its significanc...

Biography and Autobiography
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 154

Biography and Autobiography

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2000
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Glass Castle
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

The Glass Castle

The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities.

Life-Writing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 76

Life-Writing

This text presents an introduction and a reference source of terms in the writing of biographies, autobiographies and related literature.

Toussaint L'Ouverture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 372

Toussaint L'Ouverture

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1863
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Writing Lives
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 315

Writing Lives

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Biography and Autobiography
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 302

Biography and Autobiography

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Writing Biography and Autobiography
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 156

Writing Biography and Autobiography

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2004
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  • Publisher: A&C Black

Many of us have wanted to write a life-storybut have been unsure how to set about it or how to bring such a project to completion. Whether you are planning to write about your own family or research the life of a famous historical figure, this book will assist, advise and encourage you. The author looks at all aspects of writing biography and autobiography, including: the reasons for biographical writing; choosing your subject; identifying your audience; research methods; organising the information; and writing up your material. There are also sections on legal issues, copyright and finding a publisher.